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Kings of the ForestThe Cultural Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

Jana Fortier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833220
eISBN:
9780824870089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833220.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In today's world hunter-gatherer societies struggle with seemingly insurmountable problems: deforestation and encroachment, language loss, political domination by surrounding communities. Will they ... More

The Lama QuestionViolence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia

The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia

Christopher Kaplonski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838560
eISBN:
9780824869663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838560.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In The lama question Chris Kaplonski examines the struggle between the new socialist government, which came to power following the overthrow of a Buddhist theocracy, and the dominant Buddhist ... More

Making FacesSelf and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley

Making Faces: Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley

Alka Hingorani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835255
eISBN:
9780824871345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835255.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Taberam Soni, Labh Singh, Amar Singh, and other artists live and work in the hill-villages of the lower Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, India. There they fashion face-images of deities (mohras) out of ... More

Making Modern MuslimsThe Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When students from a Muslim boarding school were convicted for the 2002 terrorist bombings in Bali, Islamic schools in Southeast Asia became the focus of intense international scrutiny. Some analysts ... More

Making Sense of MicronesiaThe Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Francis X. S.J. Hezel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Why are islanders so lavishly generous with food and material possessions but so guarded with information? Why do these people, unfailingly polite for the most part, laugh openly when others ... More

Making the Modern PrimitiveCultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Michelle MacCarthy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book provides an anthropological analysis of the encounter between local residents and tourists in the Trobriand Islands, a place renowned in anthropology and represented in various media as ... More

Mary, the Devil, and TaroCatholicism and Women's Work in a Micronesian Society

Mary, the Devil, and Taro: Catholicism and Women's Work in a Micronesian Society

Juliana Flinn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833749
eISBN:
9780824870829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833749.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Catholicism, like most world religions, is patriarchal, and its official hierarchies and sacred works too often neglect the lived experiences of women. Looking beyond these texts, the book reveals ... More

Mediating Across DifferenceOceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Morgan Brigg and Roland Bleiker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is based on a fundamental premise: to deal adequately with conflict — and particularly with conflict stemming from cultural and other differences — requires genuine openness to different ... More

Memory MapsThe State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan

Memory Maps: The State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan

Mariko Asano Tamanoi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832674
eISBN:
9780824870072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832674.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Between 1932 and 1945, more than 320,000 Japanese emigrated to Manchuria in northeast China with the dream of becoming land-owning farmers. Following the Soviet invasion of Manchuria and Japan's ... More

Natural Potency and Political PowerForests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Sarinda Singh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Forests, as physical entities, have received considerable scholarly attention in political studies of Asia and beyond. Much less notice has been paid to the significance of forests as symbols that ... More

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